Author:Sillitoe, Alan


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Lonliness of the Long Distance Runner, The

By: Sillitoe, Alan

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Thus

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Seller ID: 002219

Condition: New

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is comprised of the title novella and eight stories about working-class outsiders scorned by the "Establishment". A watershed publishing event and a harbinger of social rebellion during the 1960's, the title was an extraordinary critical success and an immediate best seller when it was first published in 1959. It has remained so ever since, thanks to Sillitoe's virtuoso writing, his lucid portrayal of a world rarely seen and the profound resonance these stories have with all who feel the pressure to compromise their ideals. Alan Sillitoe is on... View more info